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WAOW Wausau
Second Iola teen going to prison for drug robbery in Stevens Point2 1/2 years in prison Friday for an armed robbery that involved a gunshot at a
WAOW Wausau / Posted 43 minutes ago
2 1/2 years in prison Friday for an armed robbery that involved a gunshot at a Stevens Point apartment, according to online Portage County court records. Zachary Hendricks, 18, was convicted of two felonies - armed robbery and false imprisonment -... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Enchanted Forest shows off hundreds of Christmas treesEvery year Portage County students spend months of planning and decorating to c
WAOW Wausau / Posted 5 hours ago
Every year Portage County students spend months of planning and decorating to create a winter wonderland. Rosholt High School students held their annual Enchanted Forest event to bring holiday cheer to the community. They decorated more than 100... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Antigo businessman in trouble again over video gaming machinessaid. Wagner told investigators the machines were in the business when he boug
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
said. Wagner told investigators the machines were in the business when he bought the store, which he thought was in Portage County, not Marathon County, so the injunction didn't apply, court records said. "He denied he received any cut from... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Trial date set in Junction City shooting charged as hate crimeman accused of firing two gun shots in a standoff with police and two shots tow
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
man accused of firing two gun shots in a standoff with police and two shots toward a Hmong neighbor, according to online Portage County court records reviewed Wednesday. Henry Kaminski is charged with seven felonies and three misdemeanors in the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Portage County first responders battle to win the Red Kettle ChallengePortage County first responders battled it out Saturday to see who could raise
WAOW Wausau / Posted 5 days ago
Portage County first responders battled it out Saturday to see who could raise the most money for the Salvation Army. Members of the Plover and Stevens Point fire and police departments stood in front of Portage County businesses, taking part in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kent State University frat student dies after basketballMoore (pictured here) from Kent State University in Ohio died after collapsing
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Moore (pictured here) from Kent State University in Ohio died after collapsing playing basketball Wednesday evening The Portage County Coroner is conducting an autopsy to determine the official cause of death. 'Our thoughts and prayers are with... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio SWAT officer cleared in fatal shooting of hostage-takerteam has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man holding a woman hostage in
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
team has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man holding a woman hostage in February. The Record-Courier reports the Portage County prosecutor has sent a letter to Kent’s police chief saying Hudson police Sgt. Kevin Gahagan was justified in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio SWAT officer cleared in fatal shooting of hostage-takerteam has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man holding a woman hostage in
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
team has been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man holding a woman hostage in February. The Record-Courier reports the Portage County prosecutor has sent a letter to Kent's police chief saying Hudson police Sgt. Kevin Gahagan was justified in... Read more
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The News-Herald
Chardon’s Chase Kline applauded for winning top statewide football award | Bouquets and Brickbats26, spit on a courtroom floor in northeast Ohio and declined to give a statemen
The News-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
26, spit on a courtroom floor in northeast Ohio and declined to give a statement after receiving the sentence on Nov. 29 in Portage County Common Pleas Court in Ravenna. The Record-Courier reported that attorneys for Calhoun had little to say in... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Portage County Crime Stoppers: U-Haul trailer and fuel missingmonth, gas was siphoned out of trucks, Zblewski said. "It usually happens on th
WAOW Wausau / Posted 9 days ago
month, gas was siphoned out of trucks, Zblewski said. "It usually happens on the weekend." Anyone with information is asked to contact Portage County Crime Stoppers at 715-346-6600. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash r... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Police say Tallmadge man whose body was found at Lordstown landfill committed suicidehanged himself inside the container. The suicide occurred as far back as Octob
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 9 days ago
hanged himself inside the container. The suicide occurred as far back as October, shortly after he was sentenced in Portage County Common Pleas Court for setting fire to a friend’s camper in Brimfield Township, Portage County. The Lordstown... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Pilot identified in Ravenna plane crashStephen Paulus, of Rootstown. No one else was hurt. Authorities say Paulus may
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
Stephen Paulus, of Rootstown. No one else was hurt. Authorities say Paulus may have crashed while returning to the nearby Portage County Regional Airport. The residents weren’t home when the crash occurred. It was discovered Sunday evening at the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Urbana, Champaign County receiving part of $24M statewide grantreceive money together. The are: Eaton and Preble County, Elyria and Lorain Cou
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
receive money together. The are: Eaton and Preble County, Elyria and Lorain County, Niles and Trumbull County, Ravenna and Portage County, Sidney and Shelby County, Stubenville and Jefferson County and Webster and Wayne County. Those communities... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pilot dies in small plane that crashes into deck, backyardexperienced pilot, was flying a a 2017 Titan Tornado II built from a kit He ma
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
experienced pilot, was flying a a 2017 Titan Tornado II built from a kit He may have crashed while returning to the nearby Portage County Regional Airport after a short flight A single-engine airplane crashed into the deck and backyard of an Ohio... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Pilot dies after small plane crashes into deck, backyardwas alone in the plane, and no one else was hurt. Authorities said Paulus may
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
was alone in the plane, and no one else was hurt. Authorities said Paulus may have crashed while returning to the nearby Portage County Regional Airport just down the road, where he had taken off earlier. A neighbor who lives across the street... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
OH: Pilot Killed in Portage County Plane CrashDec. 04--A plane apparently flying out of the Portage County Regional Airport c
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
Dec. 04--A plane apparently flying out of the Portage County Regional Airport crashed into the back deck of a home on Nicodemus Road in Shalersville Township, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said Sunday. Officials say they got the call at 5:34 p.m.,... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Neighbor on deadly plane crash: ‘I did not hear a thing’Shalersville Township on Sunday, Dave and Carrie Shanley didn't hear anything.
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
Shalersville Township on Sunday, Dave and Carrie Shanley didn't hear anything. The couple lives across the street from the Portage County Regional Airport. "I was home and did not hear a thing," Dave Shanley said. "It's very quite out here.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pilot killed after single-engine plane crashes into homeafter the plane crashed into the back deck. WEWS-TV reports state troopers bel
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 11 days ago
after the plane crashed into the back deck. WEWS-TV reports state troopers believe the pilot took off from the nearby Portage County Regional Airport earlier in the day. Investigators say he crashed upon his return. The pilot's identity has... Read more
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CBS News
Pilot killed in small plane crash in Ohio, officials sayA single-engine airplane crashed into a home in Portage County, Ohio, leaving t
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
A single-engine airplane crashed into a home in Portage County, Ohio, leaving the pilot dead, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Investigators said the incident happened on Nicodemus Road in Shalersville Township. WOIO-TV says the identity... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Single engine plane crash kills 1 pilot in Portage Countya house on Sunday night. Our NBC affiliate WKYC out of Cleveland, says the pla
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 11 days ago
a house on Sunday night. Our NBC affiliate WKYC out of Cleveland, says the plane crashed into a home on Nicodemus Road in Portage County. WKYC reports the plane was an experimental plane out of the Portage County Airport. Authorities say no one... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
One injured after a plane crashes into a home in Portage Countyafter a plane has crashed into a home, Sunday evening. According to reports, t
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
after a plane has crashed into a home, Sunday evening. According to reports, the home is located on Nicodemus Road in Portage County. There are no further details at this time. WKYC crews are en route to the scene, more details will be... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Plane crashes into home in Portage CountyPORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Portage County has conf
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 11 days ago
PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Portage County has confirmed to Fox 8 that they are on the scene of a plane crash. The patrol says that a plane from a local airport crashed into a home in Shalersville Township. One person is... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Iola teen sent to prison for role in Stevens Point armed robberyin stealing cash and marijuana in a heist at a Stevens Point apartment that inv
WAOW Wausau / Posted 14 days ago
in stealing cash and marijuana in a heist at a Stevens Point apartment that involved a shotgun blast, according to online Portage County court records. David Schmies pleaded no contest to armed robbery, false imprisonment and possession of a... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Parents shown how to find disguised drugs in teen belongingsto mask something or how easy it is to conceal something, I think it's empoweri
WAOW Wausau / Posted 14 days ago
to mask something or how easy it is to conceal something, I think it's empowering for the parents when they go home," said Portage County Sheriff Mike Lukas. The "Wake Up Call" demonstration is put on by an organization called Your Choice, which... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man spits after being found guilty of killing 2 people and unborn babyCalhoun. Marsh was pregnant with Sanders' baby Calhoun's lawyers had little to
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Calhoun. Marsh was pregnant with Sanders' baby Calhoun's lawyers had little to say in his defense during the hearing in Portage County on Wednesday, and much of the time was spent listening to him being berated first by the families of his... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Man gets 3 life sentences for killing Ravenna couple, unborn childunborn child. Attorneys for David Calhoun had little to say in Calhoun’s defen
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
unborn child. Attorneys for David Calhoun had little to say in Calhoun’s defense during a sentencing hearing in Portage County on Wednesday. Calhoun pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated murder earlier this month in a plea deal to... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown site chosen as medical marijuana cultivatorStark County) Score - 178.92 Fire Rock Ltd. (Arkon, Summit County) Score - 17
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 15 days ago
Stark County) Score - 178.92 Fire Rock Ltd. (Arkon, Summit County) Score - 176.76 FN Group Holdings LLC (Ravenna, Portage County) Score - 172.00 Mother Grows Best LLC (Canton, Stark County) Score - 168.76 OhiGrow LLC (Toledo, Lucas... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio man gets 3 life sentences for 2015 slayingsreports that attorneys for David Calhoun had little to say in Calhoun's defense
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
reports that attorneys for David Calhoun had little to say in Calhoun's defense during a sentencing hearing in Portage County on Wednesday. Calhoun pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated murder earlier this month in a plea deal to... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Graffiti vandal strikes WausauPortage County Crime Stoppers: Thieves and unlocked carsPortage County Crime St
WAOW Wausau / Posted 16 days ago
Portage County Crime Stoppers: Thieves and unlocked carsPortage County Crime Stoppers: Thieves and unlocked cars STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Police say thieves broke into 23 cars and trucks - thanks to some trusting and careless owners. STEVENS POINT... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
"Santa Paws" fundraiser at Plover shelter features free catsPLOVER (WAOW) - The Humane Society of Portage County will host its "Santa Paws"
WAOW Wausau / Posted 18 days ago
PLOVER (WAOW) - The Humane Society of Portage County will host its "Santa Paws" fundraiser at the shelter Saturday, and it's a chance to get a free cat. The open house allows visitors to see the shelter and the animals available for... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Portage County Crime Stoppers: Thieves and unlocked carsmaking it easy for thieves. Lock up your stuff and keep things out of harms way
WAOW Wausau / Posted 23 days ago
making it easy for thieves. Lock up your stuff and keep things out of harms way." If you have any information on these crimes contact Portage County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-346-6600. You can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash re... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Stevens Point man ruled incompetent in bizarre bank box casebill wrapped around a rock into a bank deposit box was incompetent and his sent
WAOW Wausau / Posted 23 days ago
bill wrapped around a rock into a bank deposit box was incompetent and his sentencing must be delayed, according to online Portage County court records. After pleading no contest, Justin Doppsmith, 37, was convicted of felony bail jumping and... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
CoVantage Cares Foundation announces 'Giving Tuesday' campaignBig Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin (Wausau, Weston, Rib Mountai
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin (Wausau, Weston, Rib Mountain, Rothschild); Boys & Girls Club of Portage County (Stevens Point); Friends of Camp Batawagama (Crystal Falls, MI); Iron County Cancer Unit (Iron River, MI); and... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Several Central Wisconsin schools meet expectations in annual report cardsexpectations. In the Wausau area, D.C. Everest scored three out of five stars,
WAOW Wausau / Posted 23 days ago
expectations. In the Wausau area, D.C. Everest scored three out of five stars, indicating they met expectations. As for Portage County, Rosholt met their expectations, while Stevens Point exceeded expectations. In the Northwoods, multiple... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Paul Ebel keeps nearly 80,000 people safe at each home Packers gamecourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 25 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
St. Germain gears up for its big holiday weekendcourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 25 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Friday Night Blitz Fall Awards Show:court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 25 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Local governments consider creating their own mining regulationscourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 25 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Crandon man injured while huntingcourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 25 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
New event gives people who don't like to hunt another option on opening daycourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 26 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
One Crandon man injured in hunting accidentcourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 26 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Alabama to number one in latest playoff rankings; Wisconsin jumps to number fivecourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 26 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
New event gives people who don't like to hunt another option on opening daycourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 26 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Friday Night Blitz Fall Awards Show:court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 27 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Alabama to number one in latest playoff rankings; Wisconsin jumps to number fivecourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 27 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Rhinelander's winter parking ban set to go into effect Dec. 1court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 27 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Tomahawk shooting suspect, victim identifiedcourt records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 28 days ago
court records show Moen was convicted of various traffic offenses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor battery in Portage County from a 2002 case. Elvins plans to release more information Friday afternoon.Tomahawk police identified the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Bill in Wisconsin marine's memory proposes improved health care for veteransTammy Baldwin has introduced a new bipartisan legislation under "Jason's Law."
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 29 days ago
Tammy Baldwin has introduced a new bipartisan legislation under "Jason's Law." It was created in honor and memory of a Portage County Marine veteran, Jason Simcakoski, after he died from an accidental opioid overdose at the Tomah VA. The... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Prosecutors recommend no citations for incidents involving Crestwood football playersMANTUA - Portage County Prosecutor Victor Vigluicci has recommended that no cri
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 29 days ago
MANTUA - Portage County Prosecutor Victor Vigluicci has recommended that no criminal or juvenile citations be filed against members of the Crestwood High School football team for a series of incidents that led to the suspension of the program earlier... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
New bill proposes improved health care for veteransTammy Baldwin has introduced a new bipartisan legislation under "Jason's Law."
WAOW Wausau / Posted 29 days ago
Tammy Baldwin has introduced a new bipartisan legislation under "Jason's Law." It was created in honor and memory of a Portage County Marine veteran, Jason Simcakoski, after he died from an accidental opioid overdose at the Tomah VA. The... Read more
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